We are volunteering: communities' responses to children in need

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): V.Mathambo
KEYWORDS: CHILD HEALTH, CHILD WELL-BEING, CHILDREN, COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION, HIV/AIDS, ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN (OVC)
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5599

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Abstract

How communities respond to families and communities affected by HIV and AIDS plays a critical role in averting destitution and crises to cushion children from the worst impacts of the epidemic. However, community initiatives face a number of challenges too.